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Thousands flock to 'sin free Facebook'

A group of Evangelical Christians in Brazil has launched a social network where swearing and erotic content is completely banned.

Surveillance firm hit in hack attack

A company that sells surveillance software is hit by a data breach.

Samsung's earnings to miss forecasts

Second quarter earnings for the world's biggest smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics, will likely miss market expectations.

GoPro reveals new mini action cam

US action camera-maker unveils a new smaller action camera that is waterproof without requiring a special case.

Minecraft convention comes to London

London's Docklands was home to Minecon this weekend - the global gathering for fans of the block-building video game.

Trolls aren't welcome in New Zealand

People in New Zealand could be fined or sent to prison for using deliberately harmful, threatening or offensive language online.

Reddit apologises after staff sacking

Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.

VIDEO: ZX Spectrum remake nears completion

The team recreating the ZX Spectrum's spongy keyboard tells the BBC it has received what is likely to be the final product.

Mastercard tests 'pay by selfie' app

Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.

Lawsuit over Samsung phone software

Samsung is being taken to court in China over "unwanted" apps and other software it loads on its handsets.

EE fined £1m for complaints handling

EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.

Uber suspends UberPOP in France

Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi hailing app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde.

What links a reporter and the robot apocalypse?

A journalist started a Twitter storm when she reported an industrial accident in Germany - but the huge interest wasn't about the story, rather an inadvertent reference to a sci-fi classic.

Amazon launches London hour delivery

The online retailer introduces its one-hour delivery service Prime Now in parts of London in its first expansion outside the US.

VIDEO: US medical marijuana goes high tech

A range of cannabis related apps have sprung up as some US states change their stance on the drug

VIDEO: How to do VR on the cheap

Kate Russell looks at some of the cheaper ways to enjoy VR

VIDEO: What the Scottish tech scene wants

BBC News visits a technology incubator housing start-ups in Edinburgh, to find out what Scottish tech entrepreneurs want, ahead of the Budget in Westminster.

VIDEO: Minecraft fans get Hololens preview

Ten thousand Minecraft fans gather in London for Minecon and a handful get to try Hololens.

VIDEO: Control a robot with your thoughts

Scientists have developed a method through which people can control a robotic arm with their mind.

VIDEO: Social start-up gives a helping hand

How a San Francisco social start-up is giving homeless people a helping hand

VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk

James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.

VIDEO: Controlling a 'cyborg' cockroach

Researchers hope cockroaches could access disaster zones which humans cannot reach

VIDEO: Inventors propose giant robot duel

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best of the week's technology news.

VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in

Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.

The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge

How apps are updating how hospitals work

Africa's video game makers dreaming big

How Africa's games makers plan to make it big

Apple aims for bigger bite of music market

Will Apple Music kill Spotify?

The Brazilian who wants China to go west

Hugo Barra leads the Chinese smartphone maker to Brazil and beyond

Indiana Joneses in hi-tech race against Islamic State

The kit recording the world's threatened cultural treasures

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